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Re: Admin only move / handling manual moves

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-03-17 12:15:42 CET

On Mar 17, 2006, at 08:58, Messer, Nathan wrote:

>>> Iím looking for a way to tell subversion that I have moved a
>>> file from one place to another, after Iíve done it.
> Thanks, Iíd not thought of copying specific versions, that might do
> the job, although itís not as clean as what Iíd ideally like to do.
> Iím trying to separate out the actual moving/renaming etc of files,
> from informing subversion about that. Itís so that the integration
> with the system that currently handles all that is simpler.

So you want, for example:

mv foo bar
inform-svn-about-mv foo bar

It should be possible, if perhaps a bit ugly, to write inform-svn-
about-mv something like this:

mv $2 $1
svn mv $1 $2

Robustness, such as handling paths with spaces or behaving more
gracefully in the event that $1 already exists again by the time the
script is run to prevent it from being overwritten, is left as an
exercise for the reader.

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